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Dynamic arrays of nonlinearly coupled mode-locked laser oscillators applied to agile beam steering
Author(s): Richard Lynn Fork; James P. Theimer
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Paper Abstract

Dynamic arrays of nonlinearly coupled mode-locked laser oscillators offer a means of generating arrays of ultrashort optical pulses where the arrays are both susceptible to rapid reconfiguration in response to small externally introduced electronic signals and yet also stable against random perturbations. We examine one specific example where the pulses in the array can be approximated as lowest order, weakly coupled solitons, propagating on multicore optical fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1790, Analog Photonics, (26 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141713
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Richard Lynn Fork, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
James P. Theimer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1790:
Analog Photonics
Andrew R. Pirich; Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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